Gothenburg in Dawson County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Original Pony Express Station
1860 – 61
Used as Pony Express Station.
1862 – 1931
Used as Overland Trail Stage Station, dwelling, bunk house and storage house on 96 Ranch.
Donated by Mrs. C.A. Williams to the City of Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Moved from its original site and restored here by
Gothenburg Post No. 64, American Legion.
to all pioneers who passed this way to win and hold the West.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 40° 55.993′ N, 100° 9.567′ W. Marker is in Gothenburg, Nebraska, in Dawson County. Touch for map. Marker is located on 15th Street, between Avenue E and Avenue F. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15th Street, Gothenburg NE 69138, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Pony Express (a few steps from this marker); The Road to Zion (a few steps from this marker); Dissected Loess Plains (a few steps from this Swedish Crosses Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); The 100th Meridian (approx. 10½ miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.